Period
to 27 January 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > North of England
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 8 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 2,463 3,062 4,485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 15.39% 16.14% 18.72%
As % of the General category 45.29% 42.99% 45.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,907 2,361 3,468
North of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +10.47%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,450 £29,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

Finance is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5,438 7,122 9,772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 33.97% 37.54% 40.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4,103 5,493 7,497
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in the North of England

Finance
Salary Trend in the North of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance in the North of England.

Salary trend for Finance in the North of England

Finance
Salary Histogram in the North of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in the North of England over the 6 months to 27 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Finance in the North of England

Finance
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the North of England region over the 6 months to 27 January 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West -2 1,274 £50,000 +5.26% 357
Yorkshire +2 1,030 £50,000 +5.26% 216
North East +6 159 £39,000 -25.14% 51
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North of England region with a requirement for Finance.

1 834 (33.86%) Agile Software Development
2 537 (21.80%) SQL
3 446 (18.11%) Microsoft
4 406 (16.48%) C#
5 373 (15.14%) .NET
6 344 (13.97%) Problem-Solving
7 335 (13.60%) Azure
8 321 (13.03%) JavaScript
9 307 (12.46%) SQL Server
10 295 (11.98%) Project Management
11 291 (11.81%) DevOps
12 284 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
13 278 (11.29%) Scrum
14 267 (10.84%) AWS
15 249 (10.11%) Windows
16 240 (9.74%) Degree
17 237 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
18 229 (9.30%) Java
19 227 (9.22%) AngularJS
20 212 (8.61%) Software Engineering
21 205 (8.32%) Banking
22 196 (7.96%) Oracle
23 195 (7.92%) Microsoft Excel
24 192 (7.80%) Test Automation
25 190 (7.71%) Business Intelligence
26 175 (7.11%) Web Services
27 168 (6.82%) HTML
28 166 (6.74%) Python
29 164 (6.66%) ERP
30 163 (6.62%) SAP

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 62 (2.52%) IIS
2 44 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 37 (1.50%) CMS
4 36 (1.46%) Confluence
5 24 (0.97%) SAS
6 23 (0.93%) Apache Spark
7 17 (0.69%) WebSphere
8 13 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
9 11 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (0.41%) MS Exchange
10 10 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (0.32%) Apache
12 7 (0.28%) Skype for Business
13 6 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.24%) NetWeaver
13 6 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 5 (0.20%) Umbraco
15 4 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
15 4 (0.16%) Mule
Applications
1 195 (7.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 119 (4.83%) Microsoft Office
3 59 (2.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 40 (1.62%) MS Visio
5 23 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
6 17 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.28%) Sketch
8 6 (0.24%) Chatbot
8 6 (0.24%) InVision
9 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.081%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.041%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 47 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
2 33 (1.34%) Oracle ERP
2 33 (1.34%) SAP PP
3 30 (1.22%) SAP PM
4 28 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
4 28 (1.14%) SAP MM
5 27 (1.10%) SAP S/4HANA
6 26 (1.06%) SAP FI
7 25 (1.02%) SAP CO
7 25 (1.02%) SAP FI/CO
8 21 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
8 21 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
9 20 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
10 17 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
11 16 (0.65%) assyst
12 15 (0.61%) Elite 3E
12 15 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
13 13 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
14 12 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
14 12 (0.49%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 335 (13.60%) Azure
2 267 (10.84%) AWS
3 85 (3.45%) Power Platform
4 80 (3.25%) GCP
5 57 (2.31%) Office 365
6 55 (2.23%) SaaS
7 48 (1.95%) GitHub
8 45 (1.83%) IaaS
9 43 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
10 41 (1.66%) PaaS
10 41 (1.66%) Serverless
11 38 (1.54%) FinancialForce
11 38 (1.54%) Force.com
12 18 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
12 18 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
13 17 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
13 17 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
13 17 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
14 12 (0.49%) Amazon ECS
15 11 (0.45%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 46 (1.87%) Firewall
2 23 (0.93%) SAN
3 19 (0.77%) Internet
4 17 (0.69%) Network Security
4 17 (0.69%) TCP/IP
4 17 (0.69%) WAN
5 16 (0.65%) AMQP
6 15 (0.61%) DNS
7 13 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (0.53%) LAN
8 12 (0.49%) VLAN
8 12 (0.49%) VPN
9 11 (0.45%) DHCP
9 11 (0.45%) Skype
10 10 (0.41%) Broadband
11 8 (0.32%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (0.32%) HTTP
11 8 (0.32%) WLAN
12 7 (0.28%) SSL
12 7 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 307 (12.46%) SQL Server
2 95 (3.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 85 (3.45%) Power BI
4 81 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
5 76 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 55 (2.23%) Relational Database
7 53 (2.15%) MySQL
8 50 (2.03%) NoSQL
9 49 (1.99%) Oracle Database
10 38 (1.54%) MongoDB
11 36 (1.46%) SAP HANA
12 31 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
13 29 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
14 27 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
15 25 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 24 (0.97%) QlikView
17 23 (0.93%) Big Data
18 21 (0.85%) Data Lake
19 20 (0.81%) Oracle ODI
19 20 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 105 (4.26%) JIRA
2 89 (3.61%) Git (software)
3 86 (3.49%) Jenkins
4 74 (3.00%) Selenium
5 54 (2.19%) Cucumber
6 50 (2.03%) Maven
7 37 (1.50%) Oracle APEX
8 29 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 25 (1.02%) SpecFlow
10 24 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
10 24 (0.97%) Visual Studio
11 23 (0.93%) Postman
12 22 (0.89%) HP UFT
12 22 (0.89%) JMeter
13 20 (0.81%) SoapUI
13 20 (0.81%) Subversion
13 20 (0.81%) WebDriver
14 17 (0.69%) GitLab
15 15 (0.61%) Ant
16 14 (0.57%) Bitbucket
General
1 205 (8.32%) Banking
2 144 (5.85%) Retail
3 110 (4.47%) Financial Institution
4 95 (3.86%) Manufacturing
5 93 (3.78%) Marketing
6 80 (3.25%) Legal
7 73 (2.96%) Public Sector
8 51 (2.07%) Telecoms
9 48 (1.95%) Law
10 23 (0.93%) Billing
10 23 (0.93%) Electronics
11 22 (0.89%) Publishing
12 21 (0.85%) General Ledger
13 20 (0.81%) Advertising
14 19 (0.77%) Local Government
15 18 (0.73%) Back Office
16 15 (0.61%) Aerospace
17 12 (0.49%) Games
17 12 (0.49%) Police
18 8 (0.32%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 530 (21.52%) Developer
2 409 (16.61%) Analyst
3 174 (7.06%) Project Manager
4 172 (6.98%) Architect
5 165 (6.70%) Consultant
6 138 (5.60%) Business Analyst
7 124 (5.03%) C# Developer
8 116 (4.71%) Senior Developer
9 99 (4.02%) Solutions Architect
10 97 (3.94%) .NET Developer
11 93 (3.78%) Software Engineer
12 75 (3.05%) IT Manager
13 69 (2.80%) Software Developer
14 63 (2.56%) SAP Consultant
15 55 (2.23%) DevOps Engineer
16 49 (1.99%) Junior
17 47 (1.91%) C# .NET Developer
18 45 (1.83%) Support Analyst
19 44 (1.79%) Delivery Manager
20 43 (1.75%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 373 (15.14%) .NET
2 227 (9.22%) AngularJS
3 175 (7.11%) Web Services
4 168 (6.82%) HTML
5 152 (6.17%) CSS
6 146 (5.93%) ASP.NET
7 117 (4.75%) React
8 108 (4.38%) REST
9 101 (4.10%) ASP.NET MVC
10 97 (3.94%) Node.js
10 97 (3.94%) RESTful
11 82 (3.33%) .NET Core
12 79 (3.21%) JSON
13 74 (3.00%) XML
14 71 (2.88%) Spring
15 69 (2.80%) .NET Framework
16 57 (2.31%) jQuery
17 51 (2.07%) HTML5
18 47 (1.91%) ASP.NET Web API
19 45 (1.83%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 284 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
2 112 (4.55%) User Experience
3 96 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
4 72 (2.92%) Management Information System
5 62 (2.52%) Data Centre
5 62 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
6 58 (2.35%) Mobile App
7 48 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
8 30 (1.22%) Algorithms
9 25 (1.02%) FMCG
10 23 (0.93%) Private Cloud
11 22 (0.89%) Blog
12 21 (0.85%) Data Structures
13 17 (0.69%) Virtual Team
14 16 (0.65%) Public Cloud
15 15 (0.61%) Enterprise Cloud
16 14 (0.57%) Cloud Native
16 14 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
17 13 (0.53%) Hedge funds
18 12 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 249 (10.11%) Windows
2 131 (5.32%) Linux
3 67 (2.72%) Windows Server
4 62 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (1.62%) Unix
6 27 (1.10%) Android
7 24 (0.97%) Windows 10
8 23 (0.93%) Windows 7
9 18 (0.73%) Apple iOS
10 12 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
11 11 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (0.41%) CentOS
13 9 (0.37%) HPUX
13 9 (0.37%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (0.20%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.16%) AIX
15 4 (0.16%) Solaris
15 4 (0.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 834 (33.86%) Agile Software Development
2 344 (13.97%) Problem-Solving
3 295 (11.98%) Project Management
4 291 (11.81%) DevOps
5 278 (11.29%) Scrum
6 237 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 212 (8.61%) Software Engineering
8 192 (7.80%) Test Automation
9 190 (7.71%) Business Intelligence
10 164 (6.66%) ERP
11 157 (6.37%) ITIL
12 155 (6.29%) MVC
13 152 (6.17%) Analytics
14 148 (6.01%) TDD
15 146 (5.93%) Change Management
15 146 (5.93%) Mentoring
16 138 (5.60%) Microservices
17 129 (5.24%) Project Delivery
18 123 (4.99%) SDLC
19 121 (4.91%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 537 (21.80%) SQL
2 406 (16.48%) C#
3 321 (13.03%) JavaScript
4 229 (9.30%) Java
5 166 (6.74%) Python
6 69 (2.80%) PowerShell
7 68 (2.76%) PL/SQL
8 66 (2.68%) T-SQL
9 43 (1.75%) C
9 43 (1.75%) C++
10 38 (1.54%) VBA
11 36 (1.46%) Shell Script
12 33 (1.34%) Ruby
13 32 (1.30%) VB.NET
14 29 (1.18%) VB
15 28 (1.14%) R
15 28 (1.14%) TypeScript
16 26 (1.06%) Bash Shell
17 24 (0.97%) PHP
18 20 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 240 (9.74%) Degree
2 50 (2.03%) CISSP
3 41 (1.66%) CISM
4 32 (1.30%) DBS Check
5 31 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (1.22%) TOGAF Certification
7 29 (1.18%) PMI Certification
8 26 (1.06%) Security Cleared
9 25 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
10 24 (0.97%) ISTQB
11 23 (0.93%) APMP
11 23 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
12 22 (0.89%) CISA
12 22 (0.89%) PMP
12 22 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 21 (0.85%) MCSE
14 20 (0.81%) CIMA
15 18 (0.73%) AWS Certification
15 18 (0.73%) SC Cleared
16 17 (0.69%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (3.90%) QA
2 55 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (1.83%) PMO
4 38 (1.54%) PCI DSS
4 38 (1.54%) SLA
5 32 (1.30%) GDPR
6 31 (1.26%) Data Quality
7 28 (1.14%) NIST
8 13 (0.53%) Solvency II
9 10 (0.41%) COBIT
10 7 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 7 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
12 4 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
12 4 (0.16%) ITGC
13 2 (0.081%) GAAP
13 2 (0.081%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.081%) PSD2
13 2 (0.081%) RMADS
System Software
1 127 (5.16%) Docker
2 94 (3.82%) Active Directory
3 55 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 17 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (0.69%) XenApp
6 14 (0.57%) vSphere
7 10 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 4 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.16%) VMware NSX
9 4 (0.16%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.081%) KVM
11 2 (0.081%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.081%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (0.081%) Xen
12 1 (0.041%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 66 (2.68%) Terraform
2 48 (1.95%) Puppet
3 43 (1.75%) Kubernetes
4 41 (1.66%) Ansible
5 40 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (0.93%) SCCM
7 14 (0.57%) Nagios
7 14 (0.57%) Prometheus
7 14 (0.57%) Rancher
7 14 (0.57%) SCOM
8 12 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
9 11 (0.45%) SCOrch
9 11 (0.45%) SCVMM
10 9 (0.37%) Cobbler
10 9 (0.37%) Tivoli
11 8 (0.32%) WSUS
12 6 (0.24%) CA Service Virtualization
12 6 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
13 5 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
14 4 (0.16%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 446 (18.11%) Microsoft
2 196 (7.96%) Oracle
3 163 (6.62%) SAP
4 97 (3.94%) VMware
5 68 (2.76%) Google
5 68 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
6 49 (1.99%) Cisco
7 45 (1.83%) Tableau
8 39 (1.58%) Sage
9 38 (1.54%) Advent
9 38 (1.54%) Citrix
10 28 (1.14%) HP
11 27 (1.10%) WorldPay
12 25 (1.02%) Xamarin
13 23 (0.93%) IBM
14 22 (0.89%) Rackspace
15 20 (0.81%) Pega
16 19 (0.77%) Informatica
17 16 (0.65%) Twitter
18 15 (0.61%) ServiceNow